12-05-2014, 02:38 PM
On various issues relating to the examination conducted by the UPSC civil prestigious government has sought views from political parties, informed the Lok Sabha.
Since changes in the civil service examination (preliminary) took place in 2011,
acquired various representations of various rooms of issues relating to the scheme of examination.
Union Minister Jitendra Singh said.â ?? In addition, the central government was discussed relating to the civil service examination in all the party leaders meeting on 23 November 2014. The suggestions of political parties has been sought in this heard before taking a view on the concerns raised, â ?? Lok Sabha, said in a written reply. Responding to a question during question hour in Lok Sabha, Singh said the government has no plans to reduce the age limit or modify existing aparèxier civil service examination (CSE) .Deia there was â ?? unsubstantiatedâ ?? Media reports in this regard and Department personnel & training (opt) had also issued a rebuttal.
Starting today, the minister said, the current situation is that the upper age limit for the general category candidates appeared in the examination CSE is 32 years with a maximum of six attempts for other versions classes (OBC) the age limit is 35 years with a maximum of nine attempts, while for category SC or ST the upper age limit is 37 years with unlimited number of attempts. .
Singh said that a review of certain sections engineering or mathematics students enjoy an advantage over students Humanities writing paper CSE question in its current format. This has also been referred to the expert committee on the issue of inadequate translation of certain phrases in the English civil Hindi.The exam is conducted by the UPSC to select candidates for the prestigious Indian Administrative Service, Indian Police Service Indian Foreign Service among others.
As students demanding change in the civil service aptitude test had taken to the streets in violent agitation, a controversy broke out in July on the pattern of civil services examination, claiming it to applicants from rural or background in Hindi disadvantage.
Following these protests, the minister said that the marks of the questions in Section English Paper II, not included in the grading or merit civil service exam.